1 Gabberwell Cottages
Located in Kingston, Devon
This end of terrace, 18th-century cottage is situated on a quiet lane in the pretty Devon village of Kingston and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
1 Gabberwell Cottages is a charming end-of-terrace 18th century cottage on a quiet lane in the pretty South Devon village of Kingston. The cottage sleeps four people in two double bedrooms (one can convert to twin) with a family bathroom. On the ground floor is a sitting room with open fire and a kitchen with stable doors to the garden. Outside is a good sized garden with steps down to lawn from a decked area, sun loungers, table and chairs and countryside views, and parking for two cars. Just 500 yards from the friendly village inn, 1 Gabberwell Cottages is a welcoming cottage for a memorable cottage in Devon.
On the edge of Kingston, beside a quiet road, is this 18th-century cottage on the end of a terrace. Cosy and homely, with countryside views from the garden, it is welcoming accommodation for families or anyone wanting to explore the coast. From the little front garden, head through stable doors into your snug sitting room where you can curl up beside the big wood-burning stove and watch TV. The kitchen is light, with its glazed roof and doors to open to the garden on a fine day, and comes fully equipped with a table for family meals. Old stairs wind up to two comfortable bedrooms, one with charming ancient panelling. The spacious garden at the back is safely enclosed, with steps down from the patio area to lawn where you can stretch out on sun loungers or eat alfresco. A handy shed is provided for storing your bikes and surfboards, and it contains a set of golf clubs to try your skills at the Bigbury cliff top course. Your surfboards will come in handy down at the glorious sandy beach in Bigbury-on-Sea where the waves are excellent and there is a popular surf school for some experienced tuition, or head to pretty Wonwell to try paddleboarding and kayaking. At the end of a busy day, you can stroll 500 yards to Kingston's excellent pub for convivial company. 1 Gabberwell Cottages is in an excellent place for enjoying the lovely coast and countryside.
Kingston is a pretty village surrounded by working farms and an abundance of country walks and conservation areas. Kingston lies between the town of Modbury and Bigbury-On Sea, both 20-minutes in the car. The village is 1 mile from the mouth of the River Erme. The village also lies between the Dartmoor National Park and the South Devon Coastline and is a great escape if you are looking for a more rural escape. There is a very strong sense of community here and you can often find eggs for sale on the roadside, the village offers a pub, the Dolphin Inn, which has a back garden and traditional home-cooked food. The village also boasts a village hall and a recently refurbished adventure playground. Choose from a variety of coastal walks taking in the dramatic cliffs and stunning scenery, spot the local wildlife as you pass the conservation areas. Visit the weekly market in the village hall or if you fancy exploring the nearest beach then Wonwell Beach can be accessed by car or on foot. At low tide the beach has a large expanse of sand and is great for sunbathing, swimming and building sandcastles, the beach is dog friendly all year round. Water sports can often be picked up from the River and surfing is available at Bigbury beach.